The Lagos State Police Commissioner, Edgal Imohimi has ordered the arrest of Inspector Lawal Murtala who allegedly assaulted a woman for filming him.
Interestingly, it is the Divisional Police Officer at the Dopemu division, CSP Mary Ayim, whom Anne accused of saying Inspector Murtala “could do as he pleases as a police officer in uniform”, that has been tasked to facilitate his arrest.
Inspector Murtala had slapped, assaulted and broken Anne’s phone for attempting to film his overzealous activities on Thursday.
The police officer had allegedly been assaulting a passenger in a commercial bus while on their way from Obalende to Dopemu.
Anne had said the DPO, Mary Ayim also participated in smashing her phone severally while at the police station.
The police commissioner has ordered that the case be transferred to the Police Provost Department for proper investigation.
Imohimi said police findings on the case would be made public.